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Riding Into Parts Unknown: Summer Welch of Baroness

Riding a wave of almost universal acclaim on their sophomore release, sludge metal pioneers Baroness are travelling even further South for Australia’s Soundwave Festival and a side-show tour with Isis. Summer Welch, the articulate bassist for the enigmatic quartet, talks all things brutal, blue and metal.

Every time a metalhead mentions “weird” and “metal” in the same breath, Baroness are invariably part of the conversation.